You want to know the duty rate types for landed cost are supported by Avalara.
- Ad valorem - % of product value; Today, for 43 of 100 Q3 strategic countries (and an additional 19 non-strategic opportunistically captured) Avalara has the content for every single HTS code (typically 45,000+ codes per country). To be clear Avalara has 100% of the content for these countries to be able, when our engine is capable, to calculate the correct landed cost off of a provided HTS code.
- Specific or per unit - duty rate is assessed as a flat charge per each unit or specific unit of measure
To complete the calculation there are some instances where our tax engine must make changes to API inputs to provide accurate landed cost calculations.
- Compound - ad valorem and specific types combined (Example - Compound Duty Rate)
- Complicated - rate is presented as text referencing specific regulatory info (Example - Complicated Duty Rate)